Introduction There is much literature and poetry written in the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, such as that of Kalidas and Kabir. Every culture has its own stories and poems in its own language. However, unlike many other countries, India has also adopted the English language—which was only known to it since less than 500 […]Read more "India’s Contributions to English Poetry"
Here is a link to a nice documentary on Mahatma Gandhi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygFJelng150&feature=youtu.beRead more "A Documentary of the Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi"
Shivaji, the Great Maratha During the reign of the Mughal Emperors, a band of Hindu guerrilla warriors, called the Marathas, was beginning to rise up and try to free their Mother India from the rule of the Mughal invaders. They finally achieved their goal, for Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal Emperor, was the last emperor with […]Read more "Chhatrapati Shivaji"
Almost the whole world has heard of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. He was the greatest ruler India would ever see. Here is his story. CHILDHOOD Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar was born while his parents, The Emperor Humayun and his wife Hamida Banu Begum, were in exile in Persia. Thus, he spent his childhood learning how […]Read more "Akbar the Great"
The Pandyas The Pandyan kingdom was one of three glorious ancient kingdoms in South India—the Cholas, the Cheras, and the Pandyas. The longest ruling dynasty in all of history. Their capital was Korkai, later moved to Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, which they ruled entirely. The Beginning of the Pandyas The Emperor […]Read more "The Pandyas"
Harshavardhan Harshavardhan was a great king of India who came to rule in the middle of the sixth century. He was one of the greatest rulers of his time. When the Gupta Dynasty came to an end, Northern India broke up into small kingdoms. One of these kingdoms, Sthanvisvara (now called Thanesar, in the state […]Read more "Harshavardhan"
Ashoka the Great One of the most beloved kings of all India’s history was Emperor Ashokavardhan Maurya, better known as Ashoka the Great. How the Harsh King Turned Kind Born to Emperor Bindusara and Queen Shubhadrangi, Ashokavardhan Maurya was a ruthless conqueror by the time he came of age. He was, though, the youngest of […]Read more "Ashoka the Great"